ALBANY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

County Court House Albany, New York 12207 (518) 487-5400
WWW.ALBANYCOUNTYSHERIFF.COM

WILLIAM C. COX
UNDERSHERIFF

CRAIG D. APPLE, SR.
SHERIFF

PAUL M. COURCELLE
CHIEF DEPUTY

MICHAEL S. MONTELEONE
CHIEF DEPUTY

KERRY B. THOMPSON
CHIEF DEPUTY

Press Release – March 04, 2014
Albany County Sheriff Craig D. Apple Sr. reports the arrest of an Albany City resident for felony drug charges. The arrest took place on Tuesday March 4, 2014 following a lengthy investigation into the heroin epidemic in the Capital Region. Sheriff Apple says his office is aggressively investigating the distribution of the dangerous drug in Albany County and is partnering with federal, state and local police to combat this widespread problem. During the course of the investigation sheriff’s investigators conducted various controlled purchases of narcotics and arrested Mazene D. Lacy (33) of Albany. Members of the Criminal Investigation Unit executed a search warrant at 3 North Manning Boulevard in the City of Albany, which was reported as the residence of Mr. Lacy and found in excess of 5 ounces of crack cocaine and 47 bundles (470 bags) of Heroin which is estimated to have a combined street value in excess of $12,000.00 Investigators also found paraphernalia used for the packaging and distribution of narcotics and seized over one thousand dollars in US currency which was believed to be proceeds from illegal drug sales. Mazene D. Lacy was charged with Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree a class “C” Felony, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the 2nd Degree a class “A” Felony, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree a class “B” Felony and two counts of Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree a class “A” Misdemeanor. Mazene D. Lacy was arraigned in Albany City Police Court and was remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility without bail pending a preliminary felony hearing.

Mazene D. Lacy (33)

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